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2010 Toyota Matrix repairs by problem area

Engine (43%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (43%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (0%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (14%)

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2010 Toyota Matrix 4dr Hatch

158-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Matrix in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Nov 2016

41200 mi

C $316
The water pump was "weeping" and it was replaced. 

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2010 Toyota Matrix 4dr Hatch

158-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

Toyota Matrix in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2016 - Nov 2016
Nov 2016

84000 mi
Engine would not idle well. Engine would still start and run, but engine would stall if I slowed down. If I slowed down to take a 5 MPH turn, the engine would stall. I could still drive on the highway, but after slowing down, it would stall. 

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2010 Toyota Matrix 4dr Hatch

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Matrix in Ontario, Canada
May 2011 - Mar 2014
Mar 2013

62000 mi

C $900
Front Brake pads needed replacing and rear rotors needed grinding 

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2010 Toyota Matrix 4dr Hatch

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Matrix in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2015 - Feb 2016
Feb 2016

91760 mi

C $600
replaced front and rear pads and rotors. Rear pads are prone to "tilting" which accelerates wear (you can't tell the pad is tilted without disassembly). Rear rotor was scored. Front pads were also due for replacement so I did all 4. 
Toyota Matrix in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2013 - Jul 2014
Apr 2013

59700 mi
Hatch lock broken, was taken care of by the dealership on the Quebec used vehicle basic warranty(3 months/1700 km. Seems like a common problem on the Matrix as my friend's has the same problem. Fortunately he has door unlock on his key) 
Jun 2013

61380 mi

C $200
Check engine light was on. was checked by the mechanic as a major leak but no leak were found and the car was running fine so light was turned off. Had the car checked up for a full verification before end of warranty 
Jul 2014

82460 mi

C $45
Brake pad wear. 

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2010 Toyota Matrix Repair Histories

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